Messer brings California CO2 plant on stream amid reports of CO2 shortage in the US


Amid reports of a coronavirus-driven CO2 shortage in the US sparking concern about shortages of beer, soda and seltzer water, Messer today said it has started operation of a new CO2 plant in California.

Located in Keyes, the largest family-run industrial gases specialist worldwide said the plant provides up to 450 tonnes per day of CO2, which can be used in carbonated beverages, in food freezing and chilling and in the electronics industry.

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